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Pakistan jails software firm chief in $140 million diploma scam

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – The head of a Pakistani company convicted of bilking customers worldwide out of $140 million in online sales of bogus university...

Pope warns nations against defining power as military strength

TALLINN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Tuesday as he wound up a trip to the Baltic states, all nervous about what they see as a newly aggressive Russia next...

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by 1MDB investigators

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, arrived on Wednesday at the country’s anti-graft agency for a...

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib to be questioned by anti-graft agency

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, was summoned on Tuesday for questioning by the anti-graft agency...

Son of ex-Angolan president detained in graft probe: ANGOP news agency

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The son of Angola’s ex-president has been detained in connection with an investigation into corruption and other crimes, the official...

China places top energy official, a senior Uighur, under investigation

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese government placed under investigation for suspected graft on Friday one of the country’s most senior ethnic Uighur officials who...

Nigeria police say $470.5 million retrieved in asset recovery exercise

YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Police in Nigeria recovered $470.5 million in bank accounts related to the state oil company as part of an exercise to recover stolen...

Egyptian court frees Mubarak’s sons on bail in share-dealing case

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court on Thursday freed on bail the sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak and others accused of illicit share trading, whose arrest...

Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian prosecutors charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with 21 counts of money laundering and four counts of abuse of power on...

Malaysia charges former PM Najib with abuse of power, money laundering

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with abuse of power and money laundering over hundreds of...